I am looking for anybody who served on the USS Gallatin during World War II.My grandfather Jack Marsh, was a Ensign (E-1) who was part of the Engineering Department on the ship.His fellow sailors who were engineers included Lt. STOLEA, Lt. WOOD, Lt. SUESS, Mach. COOK, and Elec. MCNETT.(I have a picture of them).The commander on the ship was Commander DOWD(who are several pictures of).I also have a picture of a Major RHODES(25th Division, Japan occupation).
Other sailors that I have pictures of were Lt. MIDTANE, Lt. STEVENSON, Dr. HOOVER(taken in new Guinea).I also havepictures of an Art SHAFER and Ralph SHEERN. I have another picture taken in the Phillipes of my granddaddy, a SHEPPARD, WEISS, SHEERN, SHAFER, and Bill WATERS sitting in a jeep.I have a couple of pictures of a Lt. BOGER, one with a Lt. MCCARN.I have a picture of Dr. RUNYON, Dr. BUSHART.And another of GARVER, PRAUTY, BLOMGREN, BROWN, SUESS, taken in Japan.I have another picture of Lt. PITTARD.I have other pictures.I'd appreciate it if anyone could share some stories/experiences while on board the Gallatin.My granddaddy died in 1998.I was only 13 when he died and I knew really got the chance to ask him about his experiences or shipmates.